Dale Bechtel


The editor of the English service, Dale began his career at Swiss Radio International, the predecessor of swissinfo.ch, in the 1990s. For several years he reported on Switzerland's tourism industry. He has also led communications for the mountaineering federation, UIAA. Initials: db


Tourism, society, immigration

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‘We shall not stay long’

During the 19th century people left Switzerland’s Italian-speaking canton of Ticino for a better life abroad. Large numbers went to Australia, the ...